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Cottage Cafe

77 Mirror Lake Dr, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
+1 518-302-3045
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (155 reviews)
“baked brie” (15 reviews)
“sandwich” (60 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
77 Mirror Lake Dr, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
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1 - 10 of 708 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely great food and the view of the late incredible. Winter activities outside the windows and on the heated deck. Lots to see every season.

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

PEANUT Allergy stay away!!! If I could give them a zero I would. The refused to serve us with nut allergies they took our money for the bar bill and didn't even give us a buy back! . We waited 5 hours in total to...More

Thank Liz M
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Liz M., We are very sensitive to allergies and would never want to potentially jeopardize the wellbeing of any guest, much less the wellbeing of a child. We recognize that food allergies can be severe and even life threatening in certain cases so we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The " pub fare" menu at the luxury Inn at Mirror Lake. Separate building across from the main hotel buildings located right on the lake. Large windows in an intimate building that is fun but not crazy

Thank PhillyEd07
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re glad that you enjoyed the casual pub fare and views. We hope you stop in again. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here since I was a little girl. The food is great. Have never had a bad meal. The service is wonderful. The people are so friendly. It’s cozy and right on Mirror Lake so the view is amazing. A must when...More

Thank mfig123
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage and for being such a loyal patron. We are happy that you feel we’re a must stop when in Lake Placid and that you have always enjoyed the food, service and views. We look forward to your next...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for late lunch on a rainy, raw winter day. Warm comfortable atmosphere indoors, with friendly and accommodating waitstaff. A long list of nice craft beer and wines was just what we needed. Shared the cottage house salad full of fresh veggies and fruits...More

Thank archman8
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re glad that you enjoyed the atmosphere, food, craft beers, wine and service by our staff. We hope that you stop in again. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I saw this quaint restaurant from the frozen lake we were walking on. Walked into the Cottage.. right away we knew that this cozy welcoming restaurant would be the perfect dining experience on this chilly winter day. Ordered their chili and wild...More

Thank NonaG2011
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re glad that you enjoyed the cozy ambiance and the food. We hope that you will stop in again the next time you’re in Lake Placid. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped in right before the kitchen closed and staff was lovely and accommodating. I really wanted to love the food, but it was all incredibly over salted. We had the Brussel sprout salad, mushroom stew, pizza #3, and nachos (not salty but nothing to write...More

Thank AliceA81190
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear AliceA81190, Thank you for having visited the Cottage and for your kind words about how lovely and accommodating the staff was. They really enjoy and appreciate hearing that from our guests, especially on TripAdvisor! I’m glad that you found the mulled wine to be...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Started with the signature Bloody Cesar which we have enjoyed in the past. The glad is 2/3 the size it was last year, and the composition was not what we are used to for quality. Ordered the same wild mushroom stew in a bread bowl...More

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MLI, Owner at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Dear Liz S, This is very interesting. It is a snarky and pretentious review by a self-proclaimed expert in AAA and Michelin food ratings. AAA has never rated the Cottage nor has Michelin, which to our knowledge hasn’t rated any dining facilities in America outside...More

Reviewed 2 January 2018

My wife and I visited The Cottage on a cold late December night for dinner. There was no wait for our table and the food and service could not have been better! We ordered drinks, my manhattan was perfect and my wife enjoyed her wine....More

Thank onegolf
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re happy that you enjoyed the food, beverages and service. We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis Director of Rooms Mirror Lake Inn Resort & Spa

Reviewed 18 December 2017

We went to the Cottage on a Saturday night in December. We had a delicious drink outside next to the fireplace and outdoor heaters. The view was beautiful especially with the lights decorating the town and glistening off the water. It was a very short...More

Thank ricem305
MLI, Manager at Cottage Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thank you for dining at The Cottage. We’re happy that you enjoyed drinks on the deck by the fireplace and outdoor heaters and the efficient and friendly service by our staff for your party of 8. We look forward to your return. Sincerely, Christopher Jarvis...More

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kbalas4
29 May 2017|
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Response from MLI | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! During peak season when we are serving food on the patio we cannot allow dogs. Off season when we are not serving food on the patio, but have our fireplace going we would allow a dog to sit with... More
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Kelsey M
13 August 2016|
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Response from MLI | Property representative |
Thank you for your question and for being our guest at The Cottage! It is currently $12 for the Cobble Hill & $16 for the Top Round! We will get the online menu updated!
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Gina O
23 May 2016|
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Thank you for the question. No, The Cottage does not take reservations. It is first come, first serve. Hours are 11:30am-10pm for food and cocktails past that until approx 1am. A popular lakefront pub atmosphere - open year... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Mirror Lake Dr, Lake Placid, NY 12946-3802
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake Placid
  • Phone Number: +1 518-302-3045
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